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Article below was written by Boey Ping Ping titled “There’s no place like home” and  was published in The Star paper on 20 June 2009. Her thoughts and experience are still relevant today as it did almost 10 years ago. I was not able to trace the article online and decide to type out the entire [...]

in Entrepreneurship or Small Business, Finance or Money

Years ago, when I first went to Penang to pursue my studies, I remember a story of a fellow student who went to Komtar to withdraw money. She was approached by a woman who was asking for direction and as she reply that woman, the women blew something into her eyes. The next thing she [...]

in X Files

In the end, as a blogger or webmaster, you’ve have to develop your unique style instead of being a follower in order to succeed. True, you can adapt business models and success routes by other leaders in the field but in the end, you’ve got to have our own unique proposition. And there have to [...]

in Blogging, Finance or Money

When meeting up with friends, do you prefer to meet in your friend’s house/apartment/your place or in a public place? Most of us would prefer to meet outside at a cafe and restaurant to chit chat, followed by some shopping later. The possible reasons I could think off are: very young- do not have your [...]

in Life, Tis Thing Called Life

Smartphone is no longer a status thing but is more of a necessity. Many people, including seniors and those who are not technology savvy start to own a Smartphone. Why owning a Smartphone can save you lots of money If you have kids, friends, boyfriend, girlfriend…. in other words people whom you treasure very much [...]

in Blogging, Finance or Money

There are a number of blogs that I follow because these authors write quality content that are beneficial. Some of them are: 1. Personal Finance for Christians (url: http://www.christianpf.com/) Bob (and his entire department) was laid off in 2008 when a larger firm bought over his company. Instead of looking for a full time job, [...]

in Blogging

Last month when I was travelling, I tried to figure out a way which I could organize some items that could cause chaos in my luggage bag- meaning after packing them, I would have problem locating these items in my luggage. These items are:  chargers for mobile phone, netbook, camera, international adaptors, spare batteries SD, media cards, [...]

in Organized, Travel

When you are travelling to Thailand and wish to be able to access to the internet and data plan, you can buy the prepaid SIM cards directly from the airport. Please buy from the airport and not 7 Eleven stores because 7Eleven only sell top ups and if you are buying a phone SIM and [...]

in Thailand

In the February issue of the Female magazine (Malaysian edition), there is a snippnet of 12 Money habits you should not be ashamed of.  I’ve plucked some that I find resonates with me and added my own 2 cents: 1. Not eating your money’s worth at a buffet; it costs more to pay for slimming [...]

in Finance or Money

This moral dilemma often arise in situation such as: should a non profit or religious organisation accept donations from known criminals or from people who had been known to cause harm to many others….just to survive? should a leader work for a organisation that no longer agrees with his/her principles- thus continue to earn the [...]

in Finance or Money, Tis Thing Called Life
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